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    Sep 21, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    GAFG to Consolidate Alabama Solar Stake

    A Goldman Sachs-backed insurance company is increasing its ownership in an Alabama solar farm.
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    Sep 21, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Insurer Teams Up with Bank for PJM Solar Tax Equity Deal

    The developer of an 80 MW solar project in North Carolina has signed a tax equity commitment with a bank and a national insurance company, to be executed through a sale-leaseback structure.
  • Sep 21, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Sempra Finds Buyer for Portion of U.S. Renewables

    Sempra Energy has lined up a strategic investor to buy a 980 MW collection of renewables assets including operational solar projects, development stage solar and battery storage projects and a single wind farm.
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    Sep 21, 2018 - Stuart Wise, Shravan Bhat

    PPA Pulse: Corporate Offtakers Think Outside the Box

    Corporate renewables offtakers like Google and Microsoft often express a strong preference for new-build projects and those that that are located near their load on the grid, but two recently announced deals show that this is not always the case.
  • Sep 20, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Invenergy Amends and Extends Ontario CCGT Loan

    Invenergy pushed out the maturity and cut the pricing on a loan backing its 584 MW St. Clair gas-fired facility in Ontario, Canada, in a deal that drew nine lenders over the summer.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • GAFG to Consolidate Alabama Solar Stake

    Sep 21, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A Goldman Sachs-backed insurance company is increasing its ownership in an Alabama solar farm.
  • Sempra Finds Buyer for Portion of U.S. Renewables

    Sep 21, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Sempra Energy has lined up a strategic investor to buy a 980 MW collection of renewables assets including operational solar projects, development stage solar and battery storage projects and a single wind farm.

Project Finance

  • PPA Pulse: Corporate Offtakers Think Outside the Box

    Sep 21, 2018 - Stuart Wise, Shravan Bhat

    Corporate renewables offtakers like Google and Microsoft often express a strong preference for new-build projects and those that that are located near their load on the grid, but two recently announced deals show that this is not always the case.
  • Invenergy Amends and Extends Ontario CCGT Loan

    Sep 20, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Invenergy pushed out the maturity and cut the pricing on a loan backing its 584 MW St. Clair gas-fired facility in Ontario, Canada, in a deal that drew nine lenders over the summer.

Borrower Strategies

  • Dominion Joins MLP Buy-In Spree

    Sep 20, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Dominion Energy has added its name to the string of companies absorbing their master limited partnerships (MLPs) amidst increasingly pessimistic MLP sentiment in the capital markets, by offering to purchase its own MLP, Dominion Energy Midstream Partners.
  • Clearway Upsizes First Bond Since Rebrand

    Sep 17, 2018 - Richard Metcalf

    Clearway Energy, the yield company formerly known as NRG Yield, came away from the bond market with more than expected on its first debt capital markets outing since transitioning to a new sponsor and a new name.

People & Firms

  • Enel Green Power Replaces North America Chief

    Sep 20, 2018 - Taryana Odayar

    Enel Green Power, the renewables division of Italy’s Enel Group, has promoted Georgios Papadimitriou to head of its North American business. He replaces Rafael Gonzalez, who has in turn been appointed head of renewables at EGP in Spain.
  • Former SolarCity CFO Lands at Sungevity

    Sep 20, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    A former SolarCity executive is set to join Sungevity as the residential solar developer announces agreements to buy fellow solar installer Hawaii Energy Connection and grid solutions company E-Gear.

Latest Community

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    Sep 14, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    10 Years Ago: Lehman Brothers—Where Are They Now?

    When the financial crisis struck 10 years ago, Lehman Brothers had a large and prominent power and utilities investment banking team. Many of those bankers (who had nothing to do with the investments in mortgage-backed securities that brought Lehman down) are still active in the industry. PFR has looked at where some of them are now.

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    Aug 03, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    Michael Cohen, Nuclear Lobbyist?

    As President Donald Trump's grand infrastructure plan hit the buffers earlier this year, his former attorney, Michael Cohen, was allegedly doing his own bit for the cause by seeking government funds for a mothballed nuclear project in Alabama, according to an Aug. 2 report in the Wall Street Journal.

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    Jul 20, 2018 - Shravan Bhat

    #PowerTweets July 20, 2018: ERCOT, Plutonium Theft, Wildfires

    The #PowerTweets feature tracks trends in project finance and M&A in the Americas on Twitter. For more news and coverage.

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